Tag: agricultural co-operatives


Agricultural co-operatives briefing 2015

A short briefing document for policy makers outlining the background, benefits and opportunities for agricultural co-operatives in the UK.

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Making the case for agricultural co-ops in Defra

The public policy case for co-operation in agriculture seems stronger than ever. Inside the EU the Commission is making noises about strengthening the role of agricultural co-operatives in redressing...

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New programme for agricultural co‑operatives launched

Co-operatives UK formally launches its new membership package for agricultural co-operatives at the Oxford Farming Conference taking place this week (5 to 7 January). The package has been designed...

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New report: director remuneration in agricultural co-operatives

A new survey of how agricultural co-ops reward their directors has highlighted a set of important recommendations around good governance for farmer owned businesses. The analysis was conducted by Co-...

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New rural grants for agricultural co-operatives

The last two months have seen the announcement of a number of grants that are relevant to farmer controlled businesses. A new agri-environment scheme, labelled C ountryside Stewardship , has been...